Ghoom, located 6 km from Darjeeling
town, is the place where the world's second highest railroad station is situated (7,408 ft). Yiga Chholing Monastery
, Tiger Hill, Observatory Hill,
and Bengal Natural History Museum are the major tourist attractions.
Darjeeling is well linked with other regions of the country by major air, railway, and road connections. The nearest airport to Darjeeling is Bagdogra which is about 95 km away.